SART or Search and Rescue Transponder, is an extremely vital equipment on the ship as it performs the job of a signal-man. It is a vital machine during distress for it helps in locating the position of the vessel in case it goes off-track.
An Epirb is a specialized navigational equipment used at sea to indicate other ships and shore about a particular ship’s whereabouts.
Safety of life at sea is the highest concern in the shipping industry and therefore several norms and regulations have been laid down to meet the minimum level of safe operation and procedures to avoid any mishap. In spite of all the regulations, some accidents are hard to avoid. Thus, SOLAS clearly describes the minimum […]
Marine communications specialist Ocean Signal and VDR manufacturer AMI Marine will introduce a new float-free EPIRB with integrated VDR memory capsule at this year’s SMM in Hamburg.
Two New Zealand sailors and their Mexican skipper have been rescued from a liferaft 280km south of Niue after their yacht caught fire just after midnight last night.